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American Museum of Natural History

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Works: 4,285 works in 6,223 publications in 10 languages and 171,323 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Periodicals  History  Pictorial works  Popular works  Conference proceedings  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Biography  Bibliography 
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Classifications: QH1, 919.8904
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Natural history( )

in English and held by 5,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition by Caroline Alexander( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an account of the Shackleton expedition of 1914, during which explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven set out to cross the Antarctic continent on foot, only to have their ship, Endurance, break up eighty-five miles short of their destination, leaving them stranded for close to two years. Includes a photographic record of the adventure
Culture and commitment; a study of the generation gap by Margaret Mead( Book )

16 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design with nature by Ian L McHarg( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Faces( )

in English and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The identity of man by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays defending the human claim to have a mind
Indians of the northwest coast by Philip Drucker( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1963 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invitation to archaeology. With illus. by Eric G. Engstrom by James Deetz( Book )

9 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law and warfare : studies in the anthropology of conflict by Paul Bohannan( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World wide survey of conflict; p.11-12; Social equilibrium restored among Aborigines by means of regulated combat, nearest weapons to hand used by Gringal tribe, fixed number of spears thrown, offender to protect himself with shield, Kurnai ritual combat after death due to magic; accompanied by special songs, tribal elders as enforcement agency; p.19-20; Little formal procedure in Australia, power in hands of older men, council rather than court; p.23; Life taken not always that of slayer, any member of slayers group may be taken
The human odyssey : four million years of human evolution by Ian Tattersall( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three and a half million years ago, two upright figures walked together across the Laetoli desert in Tanzania, their footsteps captured forever in volcanic ash. Were these remarkable footprints made by one of our earliest ancestors, and what can they tell us about the human evolutionary journey? This is just one of the puzzles of the compelling story of human evolution explored in this volume. Based on the new Hall of Human Biology and Evolution at the American Museum of Natural History, the most extensive exhibition of the subject ever designed, The Human Odyssey examines how both significant fossil finds and startling new theories have been used by scientists to trace the path of human evolution
War : the anthropology of armed conflict and aggression by American Anthropological Association( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the expanded text of prepared papers and comments delivered at a symposium held on Nov. 30, 1967, in Washington, D.C., during the Sixty-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association
Gods and rituals : readings in religious beliefs and practices by John Middleton( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Chapter 7 The nature of Australian totenism by A.P. Elkin, listed separately
Welcome to the genome : a user's guide to the genetic past, present, and future by Rob DeSalle( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome to the Genome takes you right into the thick of today's most cutting-edge science and its far-reaching implications. Authors Rob DeSalle and Michael Yudell have written a book which clearly explains the ongoing saga of our attempts to understand the mystery of biology's Rosetta Stone and use its code to better our lives." "This book employs an understandable style and full-color illustrations to provide insights into the complex science involved. It delves into the past discoveries that led to the sequencing of the human genome; it presents the challenges facing today's scientists and society and culture in general; and it considers the future possibilities of the developing genome era. Social issues, particularly questions of ethics, receive special attention, covering an important area too often overshadowed by science and technology."--Jacket
Epidemic by Brian R Ward( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what an epidemic is, how it evolves, various causes and carriers, and efforts to prevent epidemics
Environment and cultural behavior : ecological studies in cultural anthropology by Andrew Peter Vayda( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First humans : human origins and history to 10,000 BC by Goeran Burenhult( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines theories of evolution, the Great Apes, the origins of language, extinct species, and the global expansion that precipitated adaptation and diversity
Epidemic! : the world of infectious diseases( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the world of infectious disease with essays by Nobel Prize-winning experts, profiles of scientists and researchers, and case studies."--Cover
North American Indian by David Hamilton Murdoch( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a full-color illustrated examination of the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, far North, and more
Animal life by Charlotte Uhlenbroek( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring and explaining every aspect of animal behavior in stunning, awe-inspiring action sequences and fascinating, in-depth prose, this resource offers the inside story on what makes animals tick
The genomic revolution : unveiling the unity of life( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition
Alternative Names
American Museum

American Museum of Natural History, New York

AMNH

AMNH (American Museum of Natural History)

Muse amricain d'histoire naturelle de New York

Museo Americano de Historia Natural

Museum of Natural History

Museum of natural history (New York)

Museum of Natural History (New York, N.Y.)

New York. American Museum of Natural History

New York (City). American Museum of Natural History

New York (N.Y)

New York (N.Y.). American Museum of Natural History

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The human odyssey : four million years of human evolutionWelcome to the genome : a user's guide to the genetic past, present, and futureEpidemicEpidemic! : the world of infectious diseasesNorth American IndianAnimal lifeThe genomic revolution : unveiling the unity of life